Sinclair bounces out of Springfield


ABC 40 WGGB-TV out of Springfield MA is being sold. The Sinclair Broadcast Group station is headed to John Gormally and his Gormally Broadcasting Inc. Sinclair announced the transaction during its conference call reporting its Q2 2007 results. Susan Patrick of Patrick Communications, who brokered the deal, said the price was 21.15M. The DMA operates in the shadow of Boston and is home to only three full power stations, according to BIAfn, which in addition to WGGB’s ABC schedule provide NBC and PBS fare. A low power station carries CBS.